Analysis of the key themes driving M&A activity reveals that blockchain accounted for 10 financial services deals announced in Q2 2023, worth a total value of $50m. The $50m minority acquisition of INX Digital Company by Republic Core was the industry’s largest disclosed deal. GlobalData’s Banking and Payments Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Deals by Top Themes report for Q2 2023 unveils the driving forces behind the M&A activities in the industry, providing crucial insights into trends and shifts. Buy the report here.
In value terms, blockchain-related deal activity decreased by 97% in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter’s total of $1.5bn and fell by 90% as compared to Q2 2022. Related deal volume decreased by 17% in Q2 2023 versus the previous quarter and was 41% lower than in Q2 2022.
The top-ranked financial advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q2 2023 were Eight Capital; Haywood Securities; Origin Capital Group with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.
The top-ranked legal advisors supporting these M&A deals in Q2 2023 were Cassels Brock & Blackwell; Goodmans; Halpern & Co with 1, 1, 1 deals respectively.
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